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Home Front

29 June 1918 - Cathy Lawrence

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for years

On this day in 1918, an open-air meeting of the Workers Union was held in Okehampton, and elsewhere on Dartmoor, Cathy finds an unexpected comrade at Hexworthy Bridge. Show more

Contributors

Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Ivan Jackson:
Lloyd Thomas
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Robin Bowder:
Sean Murray
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front

3 July 1918 - Primrose Holden

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1918, the allied forces reported the successful bombing of the railway line at Mannheim, and in Staverton Station, Primrose Holden has an unwelcome visitor. Show more

Contributors

Primrose Holden:
Jade Matthew
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Ivan Jackson:
Lloyd Thomas
Amos Rutter:
Richard Cotton
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford

Dangerous Visions

London Bridge

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

In Nick Perry's dark vision of the future, the River Thames has become a border separating the crime-free police state of North London from the lawless slum land of the South. Show more

Contributors

Genres

Saturday Drama

Great Escape: The Justice

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

True story of the post-war manhunt to avenge the Great Escape, by Robert Radcliffe and Robin Brooks. Stars Stephen Tompkinson. From April 2013. Show more

Contributors

Sqn Ldr McKenna:
Stephen Tompkinson
Schulmann:
Ewan Bailey
Max Wielen:
Nicholas Murchie
Emil Schulz:
Rick Warden
Oberst von Lindeiner:
Robert Blythe
Roger Bushell:
Ben Crowe
Paul Brickhill:
Michael Shelford
Nils Fuglesang:
Will Howard
Angela Schulz:
Hannah Wood

Genres

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 109: 23-27 July 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Epic war drama set in Devon, in the week in 1918 when an outbreak of flu was reported at a PoW camp in Bramley, affecting a third of the 3,000 prisoners. Show more

Contributors

Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Bertram Colville:
Nick Underwood
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Mr Buckle:
Sean Murray
Cora Gidley:
Joanna Monro
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Stallholder:
Ryan Early
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Ludwig Huber:
Marcel Hagen
Klaus Hofstadter:
Atilla Akinci
Peter Lumley:
Beatrice White
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Howard Argent:
Gunnar Cauthery
Gabriel Graham:
Michael Bertenshaw
Connie Cavendish:
Darcy Brown
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Juliet Cavendish:
Lizzie Bourne
Sylvia Graham:
Joanna David
Marieke Argent:
Olivia Ross
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Writer:
Katie Hims

Genres

Drama on 3

The White Devil

Duration: 2 hours

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

John Webster's 1612 revenge play is here set in a 1950s underworld of shifting alliances and sudden violence. Stars Patrick Kennedy and Anna Maxwell Martin. Show more

Contributors

Brachiano:
Shaun Dingwall
Francisco:
Peter Wight
Monticelso:
Sean Baker
Ludovico:
Harry Myers
Gasparo:
David Seddon
Camillo:
Sam Dale
Giovanni:
Lloyd Thomas
Hortensio:
Tony Bell
Adaptor:
Marc Beeby
Director:
Marc Beeby

Genres

Drama

Herald of Disaster

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

The story of the Herald of Free Enterprise. Using transcripts from the inquest, this docu-drama explains how a cross-channel ferry could capsize minutes after leaving harbour. Show more

Saturday Drama

The Martin Beck Killings

Episode 6: Murder at The Savoy

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Martin Beck, the groundbreaking 1960s Swedish detective stories that inspired a generation of crime writers returns with a dramatisation of Murder at the Savoy. Show more

Contributors

Narrator:
Lesley Sharp
Martin Beck:
Steven Mackintosh
Lennart Kollberg:
Neil Pearson
Gunvald Larsson:
Ralph Ineson
Per Mansson:
Tom Mannion
Zachrisson:
Joe Sims
Asa Torell:
Clare Corbett
Edvarsson:
Will Howard
Mats Linder:
Paul Mundell
Charlotte Palmgren:
Philippa Stanton
Bertil Svensson:
Rick Warden
Sara Moberg:
Joanna Brookes
Gun Kollberg:
Sally Orrock
Helena Hansson:
Hannah Wood
Victor Palmgren:
Robert Blythe
Writer:
Per Wahloo

Saturday Drama

The Martin Beck Killings

The Abominable Man

Duration: 57 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Steven Mackintosh plays Martin Beck in the classic 1960s Swedish detective series by Maj Sjöwall and Per Wahlöö. 7. The Abominable Man. Show more

Contributors

Writer:
Per Wahloo
Adaptor:
Katie Hims
Narrator:
Lesley Sharp
Martin Beck:
Steven Mackintosh
Lennart Kollberg:
Neil Pearson
Gunvald Larsson:
Ralph Ineson
Einar Ronn:
Wayne Foskett
Frederik Melander:
Adrian Scarborough
Stefan Nyman:
Matthew Watson
Mrs Eriksson:
Dinah Stabb
Mr Eriksson:
John Rowe
Kristiansson:
Don Gilet
The Rump:
Robert Blythe
Man 1:
Ben Crowe
Woman in the Records Department:
Joanna Brookes
Official 1:
Paul Stonehouse
Director:
Mary Peate
Producer:
Mary Peate

Doctors

Series 15

Episode 148: The First Rule About Dad's Club

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Daniel dons a false identity as he goes on a search for new friends, but will his lies prove his undoing? Heston steps up his plans for the panto. Show more

Contributors

Ben Ogden:
Jake Sharp
Martyn Beckworth:
Michael Shelford
Jez Skinner:
Duncan Marwick
Dr Daniel Granger:
Matthew Chambers
Dr Heston Carter:
Owen Brenman
Dr Jimmi Clay:
Adrian Lewis Morgan
Dr Zara Carmichael:
Elisabeth Dermot Walsh
Dr Jas Khella:
Vineeta Rishi
Dr Al Haskey:
Ian Midlane
Chris Reid:
Nathan Wright
Aran Chandar:
Davood Ghadami
Valerie Pitman:
Sarah Moyle
Joe Granger-Carmichael:
Kori Leigh Miles
Joe Granger-Carmichael:
Kaiden Leigh Miles
Series Producer:
Mike Hobson
Series Producer:
Peter Eryl Lloyd

Miss Marple's Final Cases

Episode 3: Sanctuary

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Miss Marple and her god-daughter Bunch arrive at the local church to discover a dying man. His last words provide the clues to unlock an unsolved crime. Show more

Home Front

24 July 1918 - Cathy Lawrence

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

Cathy Lawrence. On this day in 1918, the Times reported a decline in pauperism of nearly 10 per cent over the year, while on Dartmoor, Cathy Lawrence has nothing left. Show more

Contributors

Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Stallholder:
Ryan Early
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Mr Buckle:
Sean Murray
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Writer:
Katie Hims

Home Front

31 July 1918 - Cathy Lawrence

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1918, a farmer from Ashburton was prosecuted for illegally removing sheep from Dartmoor, and at a nearby shepherd's hut, Cathy is found in the wilderness. Show more

Contributors

Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Primrose Holden:
Jade Matthew
Robin Bowder:
Sean Murray
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Home Front - Omnibus

Episode 110: 30 July - 3 August 1918

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Available for years

Epic war drama set in Devon, in the week in 1918 when Allied forces arrived in northern Russia to support the White Army. Show more

Contributors

Ivan Jackson:
Lloyd Thomas
Primrose Holden:
Jade Matthew
Amos Rutter:
Richard Cotton
Isaac Cox:
James Lailey
Moses Wickens:
Ed Gaughan
Hector Gidley:
Brian Protheroe
Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Effie Taverner:
Lizzie Stables
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Robin Bowder:
Sean Murray
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh
Emily Colville:
Scarlett Brookes
Hardy Walsh:
Damien Molony
Cyrus Colville:
Anton Lesser
Isabel Graham:
Keely Beresford
Grace Cavendish:
Grace Doherty
Elspeth Taverner:
Kelly Williams
Morris Battley:
Sean Baker
Rose Fairweather:
Helen Longworth
Ludwig Huber:
Marcel Hagen
Gert Battley:
Maggie Steed
Adeline Lumley:
Helen Schlesinger
Victor Lumley:
Joel MacCormack
Kitty Lumley:
Ami Metcalf
Daniel Marriott:
Jonathan Bailey
Ailsa Goodman:
Emma Handy
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Silas Morrow:
Shaun Dooley
Series Editor:
Jessica Dromgoole

Genres

Absolutely Delish

Episode 1: Home Alone

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Daisy Haggard stars as a hostess eager to throw a great New Year's Eve party. But things don't quite go to plan. In fact things go horribly, horribly wrong. Comedy by Rose Heiney. Show more

Home Front

22 June 1918 - Cathy Lawrence

Duration: 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

On this day in 1918, Totnes announced that the town had raised £24,000 in War Weapons Week, but not everyone in Devon is so supportive. Show more

Contributors

Cathy Lawrence:
Debbie Korley
Eli Lawrence:
Michael Shelford
Dieter Lippke:
Joe Sims
Hetty Cox:
Adie Allen
Gert Batley:
Maggie Steed
Teddy Lawrence:
Florence Duncalf
Robin Bowder:
Sean Murray
Jocelyn Ogden:
Christine Kavanagh

Dangerous Visions

Ed Harris - Billions

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

A tale of love and deception where Mark finds a replacement wife has been provided by her insurance company. Stars Blake Ritson. Show more

The Interrogation

Series 2

Episode 3: Simon

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Available for years

A sixth-former is attacked on his way to school and hospitalised. When Max and Sean start to investigate, they hardly expect to uncover a love story. Show more

Contributors

DS Max Matthews:
Kenneth Cranham
DC Sean Armitage:
Alex Lanipekun
Simon Barnes:
Sam Swann
Simone Parker:
Amaka Okafor
Wendy Harris:
Joanna Brookes
Mr Renshaw:
Nicholas Murchie

Drama

The Fox

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Based on the true story of Michael Forwell, a gentle Englishman who became a multi-millionaire drug smuggler. Written by Robin Brooks. Show more

15 Minute Drama

Melissa Murray - Good News

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 Extra

Following a serious misdiagnosis, Adrienne must confront some unexpected issues. Starring Rosie Cavaliero and Neil Dudgeon. From July 2013. Show more